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Climate-neutral economy: Energy system and clean hydrogen

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8.7.2020 – To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.  The EU strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen, adopted today, will pave the way towards a more efficient and interconnected energy sector, driven by the twin goals of a cleaner [...]

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Public consultation on the European Climate Pact

4.3.2020 – Today, the Commission presents a proposal to enshrine in legislation the EU’s political commitment to be climate neutral by 2050, to protect the planet and our people. The European Climate Law sets the 2050 target and the direction of travel for all EU policy, and gives predictability for public authorities, businesses and citizens. [...]

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Marrakech climate conference

France Climate Countdown Carbon Footprint

The Marrakech climate conference concluded on 19 November 2016 with concrete results to put the Paris Agreement on climate change into action. Almost 200 countries met in Morocco for the annual UN gathering, against the backdrop of the rapid ratification and entry into force of the landmark deal. The Paris Agreement became international law on [...]

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Signing climate agreement on the Earth Day celebration

France Climate Countdown Carbon Footprint

On the 22 April in New York a historic meeting took place, as 155 countries and the EU, have committed to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York. With each country’s signing of the agreement, they must also submit a proposal plan for actions [...]

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New global climate deal

vir: European Union

From 30 November to 12 December, Paris hosted the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 11th session of the meeting of the parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 11). European Union was represented at the summit by Donald Tusk, [...]

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